The Issue

Suicide is a public health crisis

and Michigan families need our helpRead more about this cause.

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Did you recently lose someone to suicide?

If you're in need of financial aid due to the unexpected costs of losing a loved one, get in touch with us using the Financial Assistance Application.

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My husband’s death was absolutely devastating. I did not have anything to help cover expenses and SFO was referred to me and while there were many questions and some phone tag, I can’t say enough how they helped lift some of the burden in such a horrible time.
Bridgett, Wayne County MI
During the hardest times of my life Six Feet Over stepped up and helped me and my four children get closure. I never will forget how happy my kids were when they got a chance to wear they mom around their neck . We are forever grateful thanks to Six Feet Over my kids can talk to they mom when they start missing her. And that means a lot. The financial help was the best thing I have ever experienced. SFO helped me and children get my wife / their mom ashes and that brought closure to 5 broken hearts. I tell people about Six Feet Over daily and I will continue to, even when I write my songs I speak about SFO
Terry, Saginaw MI
It's been almost two years since I got the worse phone call of my life. I didn't know how to process suicide, and I didn't have any support either. While looking on the internet for help I came across Six Feet Over – they were such a blessing, it felt as if my Dad sent me their way. They were supportive and helpful, and if it wasn't for them, I wouldn't have been able to give my Dad a proper farewell. For that I'm forever thankful.
Christina, MI
Six feet Over was a blessing to us. They helped us get through the most difficult, sad and stressful situation we have ever had to deal with. Something that seemed impossible was made so much more easy and we will forever be grateful.
Amanda, Redford MI
Six Feet Over helped me during the process of getting back on track after the loss of my husband. I didn’t know where to turn to or even what the next steps in life would be. I was scared and lost because of the financial responsibilities my husband was leaving behind. Six Feet Over went above and beyond to help me and my family during my time in need. I appreciate everything Katie and her team did for me even when I just needed to vent. Having someone who been through exactly what I was going through was a major help.
Anonymous, Detroit MI
In a time that my world imploded, and I was in a fog of grief, darkness and fear, they were a beacon of light. I had no idea how to manage the next minute of life, let alone things like funeral arrangements or how I was going to pay for any of it. They were a literal lifeline for me. I wish I had better words to describe the organization and the staff. Incredibly kind, caring, generous, understanding, reassuring, and the help they gave me is immeasurable on all levels. I am and will be forever grateful for the help they gave me.
Denise, Livingston County MI
Six feet over has been very helpful, kind and sincere in helping me deal with the death of my sister. They offered to get counseling set up for the family. They kept in constant contact with me on the progress of the application. They reached out to me to make sure the family was healing and to offer any services that they could set up. My application was approved and this took a huge financial burden off of me for this unexpected expense of a funeral. I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to be in touch with such a wonderful organization.
Josette, Clare County MI
The financial assistance helped me because I lost my job the day he died as well. I worked with him at our family business based on his sole services in mental health to others. It has taken me several months to get a teaching job as I had to get my recertification that had expired completing 150 hours and then apply for jobs. I was fortunate to get a job a month ago will be starting my job this fall. This assistance helped me in a time of emotional and financial survival mode. I had to sell my home as well as I could not afford it. This assistance gave me some comfort in one less worry with paying for his cremations and I am forever grateful.
Jenny, MI


If you or someone you know is in crisis, you have options. Please text "SIS" to 741741 to speak with a trained counselor; call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline; call 911; or visit your nearest Emergency Room.